Chapter 21. Infection Control

  1. Nicola Cooper Specialist Registrar1,
  2. Kirsty Forrest Consultant in Anaesthesia2 and
  3. Paul Cramp Consultant in Anaesthesia3

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757925.ch21

Essential Guide to Generic Skills

Essential Guide to Generic Skills

How to Cite

Cooper, N., Forrest, K. and Cramp, P. (2006) Infection Control, in Essential Guide to Generic Skills, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757925.ch21

Author Information

  1. 1

    General Internal Medicine and Care of the Elderly, Yorkshire, UK

  2. 2

    The Leeds Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust Leeds, UK

  3. 3

    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust, Bradford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139731

Online ISBN: 9780470757925

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Keywords:

  • infection control;
  • National Health Service (NHS);
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS);
  • antibiotic resistance;
  • diseases

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Healthcare-associated infections

  • Infection control

  • Alert organisms and alert conditions

  • Antibiotic prescribing

  • Exercises

  • References